Under the Radar

Like Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, the curricular subject of geography has been flying under the radar.
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Teacher Ratings Aired in New York

The release of a trove of data evaluating New York City teachers on their ability to boost student test scores represents a potentially powerful new tool for parents to assess their children's public schools.

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Knox Co (Tennessee) Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre Answers Questions, Shares Teacher Evaluation Results

Knox County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jim McIntyre, answered questions about the new state teacher evaluations and announced some early results about Knox County teachers at a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening.

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Teacher Evaluation Is Not Synonymous With Teacher Quality

We should focus on coaching and collaboration, not evaluation.

What's the Value in Value-Added?

A controversial measure of teaching quality gains momentum as federal grants spur districts to adopt it.

Seeking Tangible Results for Effective Teaching

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second year of collecting data for grant project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.